A former Black Stars captain, Stephen Appiah has been kicked out of the technical team of the Ghana national football team, the Black Stars.
Appiah, who captained and qualified Ghana for its maiden World Cup in Germany served as the team manager during Kwesi Appiah’s resign as Black Stars coach has been relieved of his position as a member of the technical team.
Richard Kingston who was also part of Black Stars team that played in the Germany world cup has also been relieved of his position as the goalkeeper’s trainer.
The former Blackpool shot-stopper was also a key figure on Kwesi Appiah’s technical bench.
The massive clear-out comes following the Ghana Football Association’s decision to name new coaches and technical handlers for the various national teams.
It would be recalled that technical teams for the national teams were dissolved for failing to compete at the highest level. According to the Ghana FA, Kurt Okraku, the FA needed a new direction.
Below is the new technical team for the Black Stars.
1. Najawu Issah – Goalkeepers Coach
2. Dr. Christ Adomoako – Team Doctor
3. Henry Martey – Welfare Officer
4. S. K. Ankomah – Masseur
5. George Nii Anum Amasa – Masseur
6. Daniel Yankey-Equipment Officer
7. Suleman Zampa-Equipment Officer
The newly constituted Management Committee for the team comprises:
George Amoako – Chairman
Akwasi Agyemang – Vice Chairman
Jones Alhassan Abu – Member
Sammy Kuffuor – Member
Fred Pappoe – Member